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SCR50Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution designates the week of May 4, 2014 to May 10, 2014 as National Charter School Week and commends Delaware’s public charter schools for their efforts in educating Delaware students.
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2014-05-15
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SR17Engross

Sine Die
This Resolution continues to raise awareness that the month of May is Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month in Delaware.
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2014-05-15
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SCR46Engross

Sine Die
This resolution designates the second full week in May as “Women’s Lung Health Week”.
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2014-05-15
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SCR54Engross

Sine Die
This Concurrent Resolution commemorates this year, 2014, as the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System.
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2014-05-15
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SB223Engross

Sine Die
This is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that would authorize the Governor to nominate a Lieutenant Governor in the event of a vacancy in the office. The nomination would require confirmation by a majority of the members of the Senate.
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2014-05-15
Laid On Table in Senate
HR36Intro

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This House Resolution commends Mayor James L. Ford on his retirement, thanks him for his service, and extends best wishes to Mayor Ford and his family.
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2014-05-15
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR60Engross

Sine Die
This concurrent resolution thanks the Career and Technical Student Organizations for their presentation of geraniums. This concurrent resolution also extends the General Assembly’s best wishes for continued success to the respective students.
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2014-05-15
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 20 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 1 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB343Intro

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This bill amends Title 16 (Health and Safety) by substituting the “Delaware Crime Prevention and Rehabilitation Act” (DCPRA) for the “First offenders controlled substance diversion program.” Specifically, the DCPRA extends its...
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2014-05-15
To House Health & Human Development Committee
SB158PassSection 1 clarifies the title of the Mayor and updates the maximum compensation permitted for the mayor and council members. Section 2 updates the qualifications to run for Town Council and specifies that the Town Council shall determine any question...
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2014-05-15
Signed by Governor
HB187Intro

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This Act will require, among other things: (1) the registration of all charitable organizations soliciting in this State or engaging in solicitation activities directed to Delaware citizens and the annual disclosure of certain financial information r...
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2014-05-14
HS 1 for HB 187 - Assigned to Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce
HB338Intro

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This Bill legalizes the sale of unpasteurized, raw milk directly to a final consumer, so long as the final consumer enters into a written contract conveying an ownership interest in the animal or herd from which the raw milk is produced. Any raw milk...
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2014-05-14
To House Agriculture Committee
HB263Intro

Sine Die
This bill is an attempt to ensure that every public school in the State of Delaware has a nurse. This bill provides a mechanism to allow public schools that currently do not have a school nurse to receive state funds. The bill also allows for a match...
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2014-05-14
Reported Out of Committee (APPROPRIATIONS) in House with 5 On Its Merits
SB118Enroll

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This bill authorizes pharmacists to substitute U.S. FDA approved interchangeable biosimilar biological products for prescribed biological reference products with certain safeguards. To substitute a biosimilar product pharmacists must provide notices;...
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2014-05-14
SS 1 for SB 118 - Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
SB188Engross

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This bill vests judges with discretion to determine “habitual offender” sentences, rather than the Attorney General’s staff. It also permits some offenders whose sentences were determined by the Attorney General’s Office to be...
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2014-05-13
To House Judiciary Committee
HR35Intro

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This resolution proclaims May to be Community Action Month in Delaware.
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2014-05-13
Passed in House by Voice Vote
SB168PassThis bill provides the option for Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to develop alternative educator evaluation systems for all educators, including novice teachers and specialists, pursuant to the requirement in this section. The bill only addresses 12...
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
SB215Intro

Sine Die
This Act forbids the State Escheator from paying outside auditors by commission. This Act also requires re-bidding of auditing contracts at least every 3 years. The Delaware Code already states that no person who has served as a state employee, state...
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2014-05-08
To Senate Banking Committee
HB227PassTo preserve judicial resources while still providing appropriate protections for minors, this legislation modifies the current requirement to appoint a guardian in all cases involving minors who receive money or property through settlements, bequests...
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
HB56PassThis bill sets certain regulations for motor vehicle data-reporting devices to prohibit the use by insurance companies of such data for anything other than consideration for premium discounts, requires disclosure to the insured of others who may gain...
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
HB278Intro

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This bill allows New Castle County to create a special tax assessment for the purpose of providing funding for volunteer fire, ambulance and/or emergency medical technician services.
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2014-05-08
Stricken
HB72Engross

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This Act will establish a one year minimum mandatory prison sentence to be imposed upon any person convicted of unlawfully carrying a concealed firearm.
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2014-05-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HB167PassThis bill would prohibit a public employer from inquiring into or considering the criminal record, criminal history or credit history or score of an applicant before it makes a conditional offer to the applicant. It would permit inquiry and considera...
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
SB216Intro

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This bill enhances employment opportunities for Delaware’s work force by establishing a trust fund. This fund, the Delaware Works Trust Fund (“DWTF”), shall be used to support un-funded capital projects in Delaware that improve Dela...
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2014-05-08
To Senate Bond Committee
SB81PassThis bill clarifies confusing statutory language regarding the number of Heritage Commission members. It also makes both ex officio members voting members.
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
HB224PassThe Delaware Code currently provides municipalities with discretion in the establishment of speed limits on roads within their respective jurisdictions in conjunction with an engineering and traffic investigation verifying the basis for change. The D...
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
HB139PassThe Business Enterprise Program (BEP) of the Division of Health and Social Services, Division of the Visually Impaired, broadens economic opportunities for blind residents of Delaware by creating snack bars, cafeterias, and vending route facilities o...
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
SB195Intro

Sine Die
The purpose of this amendment is to allow injured persons of motor vehicle collisions to maximize their personal injury protection benefits by allowing injured persons to direct the way in which personal injury protection benefits are to be administe...
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2014-05-08
Reported Out of Committee (INSURANCE) in Senate with 5 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
SB160PassThe bill would increase the weight limit for live-haul poultry trucks operating on Delaware highways within 100 miles of the plant in order to accommodate the poultry industry and ensure public safety. In addition, the bill would provide for a weight...
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
HB97PassThis bill requires that the physician member of the Polysomnography Advisory Council be certified in the field of sleep medicine.
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2014-05-08
Signed by Governor
SCR51Engross

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This concurrent resolution commends and thanks the employees of the Delaware Department of Transportation for their tireless efforts to keep Delaware’s roads and sidewalks clear, economy vibrant, and motorists safe during the harsh winter of 20...
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2014-05-08
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR56Engross

Sine Die
This Concurrent Resolution supports the Delaware State University Aviation Program.
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2014-05-08
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HR33Intro

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Respecting And Honoring All Delaware Mothers On May 11, 2014, Mother's Day.
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2014-05-08
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HCR49Engross

Sine Die
This concurrent resolution proclaims May 7, 2014 as "Early Childhood Advocacy Day" to affirm the importance of quality early care and education for every citizen and every sector of our State, to celebrate the accomplishments of the past ye...
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2014-05-07
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB330Intro

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This Act will allow expanded early stage investment of capital into targeted Delaware businesses, thereby assisting in the creation of jobs. The Act provides tax credits for investments into targeted small businesses that have been certified by the F...
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2014-05-07
To House Economic Development/Banking/Insurance/Commerce Committee
HCR53Engross

Sine Die
This concurrent resolution recognizes the week of May 4-10, 2014 as "Teacher Appreciation Week."
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2014-05-07
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HCR52Engross

Sine Die
This concurrent resolution recognizes the month of May 2014 as "Lyme Disease Awareness Month"
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2014-05-07
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HR34Intro

Sine Die
This House Resolution recognizes May 8, 2014, as Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day.
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2014-05-07
Passed in House by Voice Vote
HB255Intro

Sine Die
This bill would add information regarding veteran status to the Delaware Driver’s License or Identification Card upon request. This would eliminate the need for a veteran to carry a separate card or official discharge papers in order to prove t...
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2014-05-07
Reported Out of Committee (VETERANS AFFAIRS) in House with 15 On Its Merits
HB158PassThis bill provides for the state to pay for health care coverage of dependent children for persons that have died in the line-of-duty after August 20th, 2009.
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2014-05-07
Signed by Governor
HB305Intro

Sine Die
Section 1 of this bill requires lobbyists to disclose if they receive any compensation for their services. Additionally, Section 1 further requires that lobbyists who are compensated to pay a registration fee, which shall be determined by the Public ...
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2014-05-07
Reported Out of Committee (HOUSE ADMINISTRATION) in House with 2 On Its Merits, 1 Unfavorable
SB213Intro

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This Act allows the Director of the Delaware Economic Development Office to create right-to-work zones as part of its inducements to bring new businesses to Delaware and requires these zones to be offered for manufacturing businesses hiring at least ...
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2014-05-07
To Senate Labor & Industrial Relations Committee
HB104PassThis bill prohibits a person from requesting the issuance of a certificate of insurance that does not accurately reflect the underlying policy. The bill enables the Department of Insurance to issue cease and desist orders and assess fines against par...
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2014-05-07
Signed by Governor
HCR54Engross

Sine Die
This Resolution recognizes Wednesday, May 7, 2014 as "School Nurse Day" in the State of Delaware.
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2014-05-07
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 21 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 0 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB214PassThis bill requires that hospitals, physicians and other health professionals provide information about Down Syndrome and Down Syndrome resources and support groups to parents who have received a prenatal or postnatal diagnosis of Down Syndrome. The D...
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2014-05-07
Signed by Governor
HCR51Engross

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This concurrent resolution commends the nominees and recipients for the 2014 Delaware Award for Excellence and Commitment in State Service.
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2014-05-06
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HCR50Engross

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This Concurrent Resolution salutes the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation for its 35 years as the provider of reliable public electric power and related services to Delaware’s public power municipalities and their more than 126,000 custome...
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2014-05-06
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB199PassThis bill declares that the shell of the channeled whelk, which contributes to the beauty of our seashores, as well as to the marine economy of the State of Delaware, shall be the official shell of the State.
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2014-05-06
Signed by Governor
HCR48Engross

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This concurrent resolution designates April 2014 as “Alcohol Awareness Month” and urges the people of Delaware to observe this month with appropriate programs and activities.
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2014-05-06
Passed by Senate. Votes: Passed 18 YES 0 NO 0 NOT VOTING 3 ABSENT 0 VACANT
HB325Intro

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This bill deletes the Prevailing Wage Advisory Council from the Delaware Code. This Council was created by law in 1999 to assist the Department of Labor in carrying out its duties under the prevailing wage law. The Council was appointed by the Direct...
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2014-05-06
To House Administration Committee
SCR48Engross

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This resolution commends and honors Braeden Quinn Mannering for his inspiring and outstanding service to those less fortunate in the State of Delaware.
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2014-05-01
Passed in House by Voice Vote
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